Tag Archives: autism

Using Social Skills to Make Friends

In honor of this Friday’s Tweens & Teens Think It, Move It for Students with Social Challenges program, I’d like to discuss the importance of social skills for children. Social …

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Tips to Help Kids with Autism Get Excited About Fitness

April is National Autism Awareness Month.  To celebrate, I’d like to take this opportunity to highlight the importance of athletic training and kids’ health in the autism and special needs …

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Is Exercise an Antidote for Behavioral Issues?

Did you know that children with serious behavioral issues “fare better” in school when they are given the chance to move in class and burn off excess energy? A new …

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Holiday Stress Busters for Parents of Children with Autism and Special Needs

One of the happiest – and most stressful – times of the year is right around the corner. Although the Holidays are known as the time of the year when …

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Make Fitness Fun for Kids with Special Needs

According to research, the best way to help young people with neurodevelopmental disorders (like autism and attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder) exercise more often is to make fitness fun. “We found that …

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4 Tips to Help Kids with Autism Get Excited About Fitness

April is National Autism Awareness Month.  To celebrate, I’d like to take this opportunity to highlight the importance of athletic training and kids’ health in the autism and special needs …

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Increasing Healthy Eating with ABA Therapy for Children with Special Needs

Today, I’m excited to bring you a guest blog from Meredith Kimener, B.A., BCaBA, Junior Behavior Consultant at Continuum Behavioral Health. At Continuum Behavioral Health, their mission is to collaborate towards discovering …

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